180 North Wabash Avenue, Fifth Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • Taylor Business Institute (TBI) is a small family owned college located in the heart of downtown Chicago. It is ideal for students who are seeking a culturally sensitive environment and personalized attention while acquiring an associate degree and workforce skills. It is regionally accredited(HLC), provides flexible schedule, hands-on training, small class size, and diverse environments. Scholarships and tuition relief plans are available for students who qualify.

School Highlights

Taylor Business Institute serves 100 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 47%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 100 students
  • Private-state tuition: $11,175
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 99%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Taylor Business Institute ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
Taylor Business Institute
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
17 staff
239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Taylor Business Institute has declined by 64% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Taylor Business Institute diversity score of 0.87 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
100 students
2,413 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
100 students
898 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,683 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
174 students
40 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
100 students
944 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,844 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
19 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
132 students
% Asian
36%
5%
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% Hispanic
3%
24%
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% Black
1%
12%
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% White
1%
53%
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
54%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.87
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.31%
2.73%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.54%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$27,300
$32,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $11,175 is less than the state average of $13,695. The private state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$11,175
$13,695
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
18%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$20,359
$7,550
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,184
$3,875
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Acceptance Rate
89%
89%
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SAT Reading
n/a
390
SAT Math
n/a
360
SAT Writing
n/a
355
ACT Composite
n/a
17
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
17
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

Taylor Business Institute`s mission is to serve the needs of underrepresented students by providing them the following:
  • A safe, reassuring place to take college courses in a small, supportive education space,
  • Associate of applied science degrees that prepare the college`s graduates with workforce skills,
  • A first step associate degree that can become a TBI graduate`s stepping stone into a bachelor`s degree,
  • Affordable education. Students who can establish need may be able to attend TBI with full grantsand
  • A diverse student body with students attending from over 30 countries. 
But most of all Taylor Business Institute is family. It`s faculty, staff and students all care about one another and focus on the success of the college`s graduates.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Taylor Business Institute cost?

Taylor Business Institute's private state tuition is approximately $11,175.

What is the acceptance rate of Taylor Business Institute?

The acceptance rate of Taylor Business Institute is 89%, which is equal to the state average of 89%.

What is Taylor Business Institute's ranking?

Taylor Business Institute ranks among the top 20% of community college in Illinois for: Diversity in US community colleges and Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 100 students
  • Private-state tuition: $11,175
  • Acceptance Rate: 89%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 99%
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average community college acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Cook County, IL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Cook County, IL is Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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